The National Hockey League was sued by former players accusing it of concealing the risk of severe brain injuries three months after the National Football League agreed to pay $765 million to settle similar claims.
Tampa Bay Lightning All-Star center Steven Stamkos, who is tied for the National Hockey League lead in goals and points scored, will have surgery today to repair a broken bone in his right leg and is out indefinitely.
St. Louis Blues owner Dave Checketts said he would be granted an extension to repay a $120 million loan from a Citigroup Inc.-led syndicate, giving him more time to sell the National Hockey League team.
The National Hockey League’s Board of Governors approved the sale of the St. Louis Blues to a group led by Tom Stillman, the chairman and chief executive of St. Louis-based beer distributor Summit Distributing.
Bill Stiritz paid scant attention to Herbalife Ltd. until a televised smackdown in January between billionaire hedge-fund activists Carl Icahn and Bill Ackman, who claims the nutrition company is a pyramid scheme. Icahn’s rebuttal convinced Stiritz to take a closer look.